January 24, 2007
Faculty Members: Tell Your Students About Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Undergraduate Research Award (spring, summer, or fall 2007) and SURF USA
(for summer 2007): March 1.
Spring proposal writing workshops. Learn how to write a proposal to UROP:
Feb. 14, Rm. 381 Rudman Hall, 3:30 – 5:00 pm. (Science/engineering)
Feb. 15, Hood House Solarium, 12:40 – 2:00 pm. (All disciplines)
Feb. 20, Rm. 207 MUB, 4:00 – 5:30 pm. (All disciplines)
Feb. 21, Rm. 381 Rudman Hall, 3:30 – 5:00 pm. (Science/engineering)
INCO 590: Student Research Experience. Faculty members may identify students
to work with them on activities related to their teaching or research responsibilities.
Variable credit. Support for research expenses available. For more information,
contact the UROP office, 2-4323 or go to www.unh.edu/undergrad-research.
Visit www.unh.edu/undergrad-research Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UROP supports research in all fields.
What To Do Until the Vet Arrives: First Aid for Livestock
A workshop on how to care for cattle is being offered by the Cooperative
Extension who has teamed with state veterinarian Steven Crawford to provide
a series of clinics on basic health care and biosecurity information for
This month’s workshop takes place Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
at the Dairy Teaching and Research Center. In addition to Crawford, speakers
include UNH Extension dairy specialist Pete Erickson and agricultural resources
educator Tina Savage.
Pre-register as space may be limited. Fee is $10. Participants should
bring a bag lunch; drinks will be provided. In the interests of biosecurity,
all participants should wear clean clothing and outerwear, including boots.
Plastic biosecurity boots will be provided.
Additional workshops and dates include:
FEb. 10 - Punch Brook Farm, Franklin (sheep)
FEb. 24 -Cheshire County Farm, Westmoreland (cattle)
March 17- Sugar River Valley Regional Tech Center, Newport
(sheep and swine)
March 31- Legacy Farm, Candia (sheep)
April 14- Ramblin’ View Farm, Gilford (sheep)
May 5-Grafton County Farm, North Haverhill (swine, cattle)
All workshops are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To register, or for more information,
contact Tina Savage at 539-3331.
NH Sea Grant to Host Informational Meeting
Faculty and research scientists seeking support for marine-related research
are invited to an informational meeting on NH Sea Grant’s just-released
RFP for 2008-2009 Monday, Feb.5, from 3:40-5:00 p.m. in Room G89 Rudman
Sea Grant director Jonathan Pennock and other representatives of the program
will discuss the prospects for funding through its Omnibus proposal as
well as via its Development Funds program.
During the meeting, the NHSG staff will also describe the Dean John A.
Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program, which matches graduate students
pursuing marine-related degrees with positions in federal agencies and
programs or in congressional offices on Capitol Hill.
The deadline for preliminary proposals for the NHSG 2008-2009 RFP is March
21 and the deadline for Knauss Fellowship applications is March 15. For
more information on either, contact Pennock (email@example.com,
2-7007) or visit the appropriate web site: http://www.seagrant.unh.edu/fundinginfo.html or http://www.seagrant.noaa.gov/knauss/knauss.html.
See the Light at Health Services-Therapy Lamps Available
Health Services is offering free light therapy to faculty, staff and students.
Two lamps are available 7 days a week, by appointment. Light therapy is
helpful in treating seasonal affective disorder for about 75 percent of
the people who are afflicted with the condition.
Visit http://www.unh.edu/health-services/ohep/sad-lighttherapy_main.html for more information.
Music Department Presents USAF Band
The Air Force Band of Liberty’s Chamber Winds will perform Friday,
Feb. 2, at 8 p.m. in the Bratton Recital Hall of the Paul Creative Arts
Center. Stationed at Hanscom Air Force Base, MA, these outstanding musicians
will present chamber works under the direction of commander and conductor,
Lt. Colonel Larry Lang.
The concert is sponsored by the music department and is free and open
to the public. For more information call 2-2404.
Free Lunchtime Nutrition Series
Take an hour break each month to learn practical nutrition tips for free.
Join dining’s registered dietitian Rochelle L’Italien and
increase your nutrition know-how. Bring your own bag lunch. Complimentary
water and fruit will be served.
Why Is It So Hard To Change?
Creating new patterns for your nutrition success.
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Squamscott Room, Holloway
Fad Free: Eating Well On Campus And Beyond
Thursday, March 1, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Piscataqua Room, Holloway
“I’ll Have A Second Helping Of Compassion.”
A different strategy towards reaching your nutrition goals
Thursday, April 5, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Piscataqua Room, Holloway
Food Portion Know-How: Be The Navigator of Your OWN Plate
Tuesday, May 1, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Piscataqua Room, Holloway)
No registration needed. All programs are free and open to faculty, staff
For more information call 2-862-2583 or email L'Italien at Rochelle.LItalien@unh.edu
or visit http://www.unh.edu/hr/pod/pdfs/NutritionLecturesSpring07.pdf
Take a Bow: Staff Recognition Set For May 4
Staff members will be honored for their years of service during the 2007
Recognition Program set for Friday, May 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
in the Granite State Room at the MUB.
Interim President J. Bonnie Newman and the OS, PAT and EE Council chairs
will host the event. All eligible OS, PAT and EE staff who will be achieving
benchmark years of service (10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 & 45) will be
celebrated along with the 2007 Presidential Award of Excellence (PAE) winners.
All UNH community members are invited to attend.
Letters of invitation will be mailed out to eligible staff in late Feb.,
using the annual cut off date of May 31st for calculating years of service.
The list of staff being recognized will then be posted on the HR website,
In Feb., look for additional information on this event and on the process
for Presidential Award of Excellence nominations.
Questions? Contact Christina VanHorn at 2-0519
*As a reminder and to aid you in future planning, this event is now held
the 1st Friday of every May.
Grant Deadline Feb. 1
The next deadline for the Irvine Professional Development Grants, open
to all benefits-eligible administrative office professionals who have been
at UNH for at least a year, is Feb. 1. Eligibility encompasses workers
at the Manchester campus and Cooperative Extension.
Irvine Professional grants, awarded twice a year, can be used for such
things as conferences, workshops and seminars on or off campus, courses
not covered under existing HR benefits, academic courses not offered within
the University System, and travel and accommodations for off campus courses,
The maximum individual award is $500. Previous grant recipients can’t
reapply until three years after being selected for their first grant.
Information and the application form are available at http://www.unh.edu/hr/pod/pdfs/Irvine_Grant_Info_App.pdf
File For Financial Aid By March 1
The 2007-2008 financial aid deadline is March 1 and the FAFSA/renewal
application MUST be received by the Federal Processor by then. Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to apply on-line. Call 2-3600, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the
financial aid office in Stoke Hall if you have any questions.
Celebrity Series presents “Jane Eyre”
UNH Celebrity Series will present “Jane Eyre” in the Johnson
Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 8 p.m.
After an acclaimed run in London’s West End, The Acting Company
proudly presents the American premiere of Polly Teale’s adaptation
of “Jane Eyre.” Originally produced by the world-class Shared
Experience Company under Teale’s direction, “Jane Eyre” is
Charlotte Bronte’s coming-of-age story of one of literature’s
most independent and strong-willed women.
With the presentation of Teale’s celebrated adaptation of “Jane
Eyre” in the 2006/2007 season, The Acting Company continues its 34-year
tradition of bringing touring classical productions, talented young actors
and teaching artists into communities across America.
Tickets are $30 for general admission and $10 for youth. Call the MUB
box office (2-2290) Monday–Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. or order
online at www.unh.edu/celebrity.
MLK King, Jr. Celebration
From Poverty to Empowerment: A Call To Action
The Office of the Provost / Diversity Initiatives is presenting events
commemorating the birthday of MLK King, Jr. on Jan. 28, 31 and Feb. 1.
On Sunday, Jan. 28, Arthur Hilson, pastor of the New Hope Baptist Church,
will present “Economic Justice: A Spiritual Celebration of the
Legacy and Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.” from 4-5:30 p.m. during
an interfaith celebration at the Durham Community Church.
The annual commemorative address will be delivered by Carlos Munoz,
Jr. on Jan. 31, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Johnson Theatre. Munoz, a Latino
scholar, will discuss “From Poverty to Empowerment: A Call to
Munoz is also part of a panel taking place Thursday, Feb. 1, from 12:30-2:30
p.m., in the Strafford Room at the MUB. Other panelists include moderators
Carol B. Conaway, professor in the department of communication and Women’s
Studies Program and professor David Watters of the English department.
Library Calendars For Sale
Dimond Library is one of 14 libraries around the state featured in the
2007 Living Legends Calendar, now on sale. It was selected from among New
Hampshire’s 250 libraries and is included in an exhibit at the State
Library in Concord.
To view the calendar, visit http://www.library.unh.edu/news/index.php/history/42.
Calendars are available in Dimond 345 and Special Collections for $5.00
or, via the web, for $8.00 at https://www.events.unh.edu/register.shtml?event_id=2593
Winter Parking Ban Began Dec. 1 At Midnight
Regardless of the weather, most parking lots will be off-limits for overnight
parking during the next several months while the winter parking ban is
in effect. The ban continues through March 1.
Lots B and C allow "weather-conditional" after-midnight parking
on nights when no declared snow emergency has been declared. During a snow
emergency, the two lots, as all the others, close at midnight.
Signs at the entrances and a recorded message posted at 2-1001 will give
the open/closed status of these lots.
“Exempt" lots provide after-midnight parking on any night,
including nights with declared snow emergencies.
Normal permit requirements apply in all lots beginning at 6 a.m.
Further details are posted at www.unh.edu/transportation/parking. For
more information call 2-1010.
Fellowships Office Seeking Faculty Referrals For Grants and Fellowships
Faculty members, be sure to pass along to the fellowship office
the names of students who might qualify as candidates for national
and international grants and fellowships, including the Rhodes,
Marshall, and Fulbright awards
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